The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 109 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 28 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 1.33% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.38% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 38
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £285 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2820 2968 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.93% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1831 1839
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 170 182
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.39% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 12 £360 -18.18% 6
Gloucestershire 0 5 £304 -32.50% 2
Wiltshire -11 5 £400 +31.14% 8
Dorset -1 3 £325 +18.18%
Devon - 1 - - 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 40 (63.49%) SQL
2 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
3 20 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (31.75%) Oracle
4 16 (25.40%) Linux
4 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (25.40%) Oracle Database
5 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (22.22%) Finance
6 13 (20.63%) Replication
6 13 (20.63%) Windows
7 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.05%) Unix
7 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.46%) Ingres
8 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (17.46%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
9 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (15.87%) SCCM
10 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (12.70%) SQL Optimisation
10 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
10 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
10 8 (12.70%) JIRA
10 8 (12.70%) SAN
10 8 (12.70%) Clustering
10 8 (12.70%) Scrum

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.17%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.17%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) SAN
2 3 (4.76%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (25.40%) Oracle Database
3 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (17.46%) Ingres
7 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
12 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.76%) SAP BI
12 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Local Government
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) RESTful
2 2 (3.17%) WSDL
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.59%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Replication
2 8 (12.70%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 12 (19.05%) Unix
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (17.46%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (12.70%) Migration
3 8 (12.70%) Scrum
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Optimisation
4 7 (11.11%) ETL
5 6 (9.52%) Server Patching
6 5 (7.94%) Open Source
7 3 (4.76%) CRM
7 3 (4.76%) Data Management
7 3 (4.76%) High Availability
7 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (63.49%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
3 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) SCCM
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Endeca
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
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